Leaders of Milwaukee Tool along with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. CEO Missy Hughes, announced Tuesday that the tool company is expanding its operations into southeastern Wisconsin.

“Milwaukee Tool demonstrates that Wisconsin products — and Wisconsin workers — are the best not only in the nation but in the world,” Evers said during the groundbreaking in Menomonee Falls.

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., known for its M12 Cordless system was founded in 1924 and manufactures popular power tools for professional construction workers. They also produce lighting fixtures, accessories, hand tools and storage items. The company’s headquarters is in Brookfield, where everything is designed and manufactured.

With the recent developments, a new 2.5 million square foot campus will be built on 65 acres of land in Menomonee Falls and the company is extending its Imperial Blades manufacturing operation in Sun Prairie.

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